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Tag : LCV

DVSA to get MOT test fee income for safety enforcement

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The Department for Transport (DfT) has indicated that it will enable the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to access MOT test fee income to help pay for enforcement on large vans – but … Read More »

Thrive Homes gives vehicles the Sign Language treatment

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Thrive Homes, a Hertfordshire-based housing association, has deployed a fleet of LCVs liveried by Sign Language.

Conversion sales see growth despite market decline

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Contradicting the LCV market decline of 3.6% according to latest SMMT figures, CoolKit’s vehicle conversion revenues grew 21% in 2017.

Used LCV demand to remain high in 2018, says Cap HPI

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Used commercial vehicle demand is set to remain strong in 2018, according to experts at Cap HPI, following a fall in new registrations in 2017 for the first time since 2011-12.

LCV market sees first decline since 2012

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New light commercial vehicle registrations fall -3.6% to 362,149 units in 2017, marking the first decline since 2012.

Alphabet to expand AlphaCity car sharing tech into LCVs

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Alphabet is to expand its AlphaCity corporate car sharing platform into other manufacturers and also add LCVs to the fleet as it reports a near 20% uplift in journey bookings during 2017.

Volkswagen e-Crafter starts fleet trials

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Volkwagen’s new e-Crafter van has started fleet trials with an international group of major customers.

Ninth consecutive month of decline for CV manufacturing

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CV manufacturing down 35% in ninth consecutive month of decline.

Natures Menu makes shift to Volkswagen Crafters for nationwide deliveries

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Pet food producer Natures Menu has committed to the new Volkswagen Crafter as the core model for its 72-strong van fleet.

Seasonal CV rental demand hits new record

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Demand for commercial vehicle rentals in the run up to the peak Christmas period has hit a new record according to Nexus Vehicle Rental.

LCV values rise as two-tier market develops

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Average light commercial vehicle values at BCA reached a new record in October with the best stock attracting premium values.

Vanarama chatbot to take care of vehicle ordering

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Vanarama has introduced a new iVan chatbot that can help customers find and order vehicles.

Operators increasingly choosing pickups over vans

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The arrival of prestige models within the pickup sector is leading to a growing growing proportion of buyers choosing to run them instead of vans.

Van sale values hit new record in October

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Average van sale values at Manheim reached a new high in October, with shift to online buying also picking up pace.

SMMT forecasts a slow down in LCV registrations

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Latest forecasts by the SMMT indicate a slowing down of the LCV market compared to last year.

Volkswagen Crafters chosen by Pelican Rouge coffee

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Coffee roasting and solutions provider, Pelican Rouge, has taken delivery of 62 Volkswagen Crafter vans.

Tribunal tax decision could have ramifications for double-cab picks ups

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Accountancy firm RSM is warning that double cab pick-ups could face increased taxes following a recent tribunal decision.

New digital magazine brings everything van fleets need to know

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The first-ever issue of Van Fleet World iD digital magazine has gone live, delivering everything that decision-makers need to run essential van fleets.

VRA meeting to spotlight impact of clean air legislation on van sector

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Government air quality plans as well as other current and future issues affecting the commercial vehicle market are to come under focus at the September meeting of the Vehicle Remarketing Association.

Renault launches Formula One inspired trim on LCVs

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Renault has launched Formula Edition versions of the Kangoo, Trafic and Master van range.

Fleet and lease LCV values remain stable in July, reports BCA

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Fleet & lease commercial vehicles values at BCA saw a marginal rise in July accompanied by an increase in overall values.

SHB Hire Ltd wins fleet tender for Slough Borough Council

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A five-year contract for the supply of standard and specialist vehicles has been awarded to SHB Hire Ltd by Slough Borough Council.